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for this aggression. today on fox news rudy giuliani took time away from defending chris christie to praise vladimir putin. >> putin decides what he wants to do, and he does it in half a day. he makes a decision, and he executes it. quickly. then everybody reacts. that's what you call a leader. president obama, got to think about it, he's got to go over it again. he's got to talk to more people about it. >> ah, yes. a man whose governing jurisdiction never extended beyond new york harbor, who doesn't understand the difference between a leader and a dictator. joining me now, steve clemons, washington editor at large for the "atlantic" and an msnbc contributor, and david rodin, investigator reporter for reuters. steve, on the political front i was struck by eric cantor today, whose statement reads as if it was something issued in the 1970s or the 1980s in congress whenever there o'would be a foreign crisis or hot spot involving the soviet union, it had that bipartisan unity. it was exactly out of the old playbook of the way congress would support a president in this situation. >> i mean, we should app
bridge scandal tonight. chris christie's former campaign manager appears to be the subject of a federal criminal investigation. in a court filing, bill stepien's attorney says his client is in, quote, the throes of a criminal investigation, and that the feds have tried to contact stepien directly, saying that on january 17th, an fbi special agent called stepien's cell. shortly later, two assistant u.s. attorneys called stepien's lawyer. then in mid-february, an fbi agent along with the department of justice investigator paid a visit to stepien's home. we're also learning the u.s. attorney's office tried to contact former deputy chief of staff bridget kelly and her parents. both stepien and kelly were very close to christie, and they are the only two to publicly say they will not turn over any documents. so where is this investigation going next? joining me now, former u.s. attorney kendall coffey. kendall, thanks for your time tonight. >> hey, thanks for inviting me, reverend. >> a criminal investigation, what does that tell you, kendall? >> well, it tells you that they decided that the
, hours ago, chris christie held another town hall but instead of facing tough questions about bridgegate, the new jersey governor call for a repeal of obamacare. does that sound familiar? that's coming up next. >>> first, getting live shots of secretary of state john kerry arriving in paris. that is after meeting with leaders in ukraine earlier today. more coming up. so we're up early. up late. thinking up game-changing ideas, like this: dozens of tax free zones across new york state. move here. expand here. or start a new business here... and pay no taxes for 10 years. with new jobs, new opportunities and a new tax free plan. there's only one way for your business to go. up. find out if your business can qualify at start-upny.com transferred money from his before larry instantly bank of america savings account to his merrill edge retirement account. before he opened his first hot chocolate stand calling winter an "underserved season". and before he quit his friend's leaf-raking business for "not offering a 401k." larry knew the importance of preparing for retirement. that's why when the
conservatives. another person to watch is chris christie, the embattled new jersey governor, who is coming ac, which hek at cp was not invited to last year. ropes in hisn the own state, could he get conservatives to rally? if he can, it could help him for a possible 2016 run. host: you travel to new jersey recently. trenton have been to too often. host: what is the sense now? guest: they are not moving forward on fresh ground. you have a lot of chris theytie's former aides, are under not only state investigation, but investigation from the u.s. attorney. federal investigation is ongoing. the problem for chris christie is he might not be in the crosshairs right now, but as the cloud continues to loom, that is a political problem for him. , any before we leave cpac comments or thoughts on what they will say about the ukraine? what are the speakers talking about the situation? guest: i tweet -- guest: i tweeted over the weekend that they are probably rewriting their speeches. i spoke with senator paul and he was talking about the need to be careful on how the u.s. proceeds with the ukraine. he d
. and of course as always chris christie, yes, yes he's if a bit of a rough patch right now. but by 2016 i'm sure this whole scandal is just going to be a bump in the-- i mean-- i mean-- i mean the whole thing's just going to be water under the-- (laughter) but whoever they run, hillary will not be the unstoppable she-gernaut. republicans, for the record, do not fear. because fox news has just uncovered a bombshell of a lifetime. >> hillary clinton could face an obstacle that has nothing to do with her husband's past or even her own. howard kurtz looks at the controversial question of how old is too old. >> the age question is growing louder than just a whisper. raised by former can dt and now fox news host mike huckabee. >> look, if she's going to be at an age where it's going to be a challenge for her. >> if hillary clinton is the democratic candidate for president she'll turn 69 just before the election. >> stephen: that's right, fox news is ready to project that in the 2016 presidential election hillary clinton will be two years older. (laughter) i mean come on! (cheers and applause) >> steph
. >> what we had was the e-mails, this one guy, new jersey businessman, political bundler, close to chris christie, has -- wants to meet with somebody at the white house about a legal problem he's having with the federal agency. on january 28th, jon carson, executive director of ofa sets up a meeting at caribou coffee. the very next day, according to the e-mails, kasmir writes an e-mail to samantha, i have a 100 k solid for dinner with the president last week. >> very quickly, this is when the system -- the fund-raisers get paid by commission. >> yeah. >> and everybody wonders how do corners get cut. the way the incentives work make it so that in many cases the fund-raisers -- an executive director can say these are our rules. fund-raiser who is getting paid based on how much money they raise will incentivize to cut corners. >> that's true. in the entire world -- >> this is why this is such a -- all of this is basically a corruptible -- it's so easy to see how you get corrupted even if your intention isn't to do it. >> i think there will be a lot more looking at how this world operates in
connell nationally. you've got national figures fighting over the direction of the party. are they going the chris christie direction or rand paul ted cruz direction. i think that will sort out in the primary. that's the way, you know, the republicans sort of a double edged sword. it's a way to define their party. another tough primary battle looming in 2016. you're likely to have a very big field. if that's a very big field standing up against hillary clinton, that's presumed right now, of course, that could make it tougher to win the general. >> yet right now the eight point advantage among voters in states with senate races, hard to believe, david, we're coming up against another election in a couple of months. here we go again. in the meantime a lot to talk about with russia and ukraine. we'll get back to that. thanks so much. russian media reporting that the russian government has now test fired an intercontinental ballistic missile, an icbm. jennifer, what do you know about this stunning all right? >> we've just been able to confirm with defense officials in fact russia did test icbm. they w
. the inheriter of gop establishment front runner mantle in the wake of new jersey governor chris christie's demise. the problem, as we've noted, is that walker's got his own baggage. now, we've been going through these e-mails and there have been some that suggest that walker knew more than he let on about the mixing of official governing and campaigning that some of his staff were convicted for because, well, it is illegal in wisconsin. but to my mind the most damning documents are these right wing e-mail forwards that were sent amongst his staff, particularly this one. this morning i went to sign my dogs up for welfare. at first the lady said dogs are not able to draw welfare so i explained to her my dogs are mixed in color, unemployed, lazy, can't speak english and have no friging clue who their daddies are. expect me to feed them, provide them with housing, medical care and feel guilty because they are dogs. so she looked in her policy book to see what it takes to qualify. my dogs get their first checks on friday, damn, this is a great country. well, joan walsh has a great piece that
, hillary clinton would beat chris christie in virginia by two points, 43-41. a close race there, but no other republican does nearly as well. against rand paul, clinton would win by 7, 47-40. marco rubio trails by 8. ted cruz trails her by 10, 47-37. wisconsin governor scott walker down by 11, 46-35. against jeb bush, would lead him by 13. so much for jeb getting in, 51-38. paul ryan trails clinton by 15. and the same for mike huckabee. and we'll be right back. there's this kid. coach calls her a team player. she's kind of special. she makes the whole team better. he's the kind of player that puts the puck, horsehide, bullet. right where it needs to be. coach calls it logistics. he's a great passer. dependable. a winning team has to have one. somebody you can count on. somebody like my dad. this is my dad. somebody like my mom. my grandfather. i'm very pround of him. her. them. >>> welcome back to "hardball." in just the last year, we've seen how far the right wing will go to wage war on the poor, whether it's cutting food stamps, rejecting free medicaid money, slashing unemplo
clinton would beat chris christie in virginia by two points, 43-41. a close race there, but no other republican does nearly as well. against rand paul, clinton would win by 7, 47-40. marco rubio trails by 8. ted cruz trails her by 10, 47-37. wisconsin governor scott walker down by 11, 46-35. against jeb bush, would lead him by 13. so much for jeb getting in, 51-38. paul ryan trails clinton by 15. and the same for mike huckabee. and we'll be right back. >>> welcome back to "hardball." in just the last year, we've seen how far the right wing will go to wage war on the poor, whether it's cutting food stamps, rejecting free medicaid money, slashing unemployment insurance benefits or simply stonewalling a minimum wage hike. for some of the right, attacking the poor has become a reflex. it's hardly surprised when the party unveils its budget later this month, it will likely touch all the far right's erogenous zones when it comes to the poor. today the chair polled by paul ryan unveiled a 200-page report blasting federal programs aimed to help the poor. part of their conclusion is the feder
. >>> all right, this morning, new jersey governor chris christie back in the spotlight, holding a town hall to talk about superstorm sandy relief funds while the federal investigation into bridgegate apparently heating up. attorneys for former campaign manager bill stepien say he's now being investigated by federal agents for any role he may have had in the shutdown of the lanes on the george washington bridge. now, steppen has so far refused to turn over documents to state lawmakers. >>> in phoenix this morning, a police officer is fighting for his life after a standoff and gunfire that left a fellow officer and a suspect dead. police say officers were trying to stop a man on an outstanding warrant when he hopped in a car, led them on a chase, crashed into other cars, then ran, leading to the shoot-out. none of the names of those involved have yet been named. >>> in montana this morning, more than 300 miles of interstate 90 are closed because of the threat of avalanches. there were six minor slides already on monday. authorities are worried additional rain and snow could cause more. meanwh
william terrell, secretary p.j. crowely, good t o see you both. >>> checking the news feed, chris christie holds his third town hall meeting since the bridgegate scandal broke. his former campaign manager could be the target of a federal criminal investigation. the report says that federal agents are calling and showing up unannounced. >>> we're getting a good picture now of just how much last fall's government shutdown cost the country's national parks. interior secretary sally joule said 8 million fewer people visited and that resulted in the loss of about $414 million. joule called the shutdown a reminder just how important national parks are for local economies. >>> pope francis unintentionally had a holy slip of the tongue during his weekly address when he made a small and common mispronunsuation of an italian word, which, of course, itali italian's not his native language, it turned out to be the italian version of what we call the "f" word. pope francis tweeted, "in life we make many mistakes, let us recognize our errors and ask forgiveness." he's so cool. >>> and what's a bronze me
. responding officers shot and killed the suspect. >> new jersey governor chris christie trying to shift focus from bridgegate. he will hold will the townhall today. a report last month blamed the state for miss handling thousands of dollars of recovery money requests. this as attorneys for the former campaign manager say he is now being investigated by federal agents for any role he may have had for the shutdown of lanes on the garage washington bridge. >>> we'll keep dipping back to ukraine. but we do also have to follow what's going on here with the extreme cold grip strange link the northeast this morning. these records date back to the 1800s. take a look at the map. how bad can it get? indra petersons knows it all. indra? >> it's actually march now. we're still talking about the jet stream doing all the way doing even into the southeast. this morning, indianapolis, still single digits. burlington without a windchill looking at subzero temperatures. we're talking about temperatures currently below freezing. we have already broke records. we continue to see these record-breaking morning low
on the republican side. >> no one is inevitable. everyone is bunch of. depends if chris christie can recover from bridgegate. >> dwight yoakam. >> no question it depends on what comes out but the candidates the republicans will nominate will be a fusion candidate. we need to think george w. bush in 2000 rather than john mccain in 2008 or mitt romney in 2012. it will be someone who can appeal to the business coalition, the tea party conservatives, to the social conservatives and to the libertarians and the internationals, someone acceptable to all factions. >> who are you going to -- >> ready for hillary but if she doesn't run, i am ready to put a woman in the white house. >> who are you anticipating the republican side? >> they are looking behind. i believe this is going to be a race rick santorum will try to win. >> we are just keeping up politics, the best we can do. thanks to the panel and all of you. thank you. ♪ ♪ >> one of the most important aspects of politics is the hundreds of lobbying meetings we had with members of congress. before you head to your lobbying office check your person
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